Types of Home Lighting Home lighting can be divided into three main types: General lighting provides uniform illumination of the entire room. It is used to create general lighting in the living room, kitchen, bedroom and other rooms. For general lighting, ceiling lamps, chandeliers and sconces are usually used.
Lighting is divided into natural and artificial: 1. The first is street (daylight) light. Without it, it is impossible to stay indoors for a long time. Sunlight solves many problems. light is a natural antibiotic that disinfects the room. According to sanitary rules and building codes, insolation (lighting by direct sunlight) of a dwelling should be at least 2 hours a day. With this in mind, all microdistricts and residential buildings in Russia are being designed. natural lighting has a good effect on the health and psychological state of a person, improves immunity and reduces the risk of depression. 2. Second - all light sources inside the house. It is they and their competent placement that will help make the interior not only beautiful, but also comfortable for life (by this I mean the level of a person’s physical and psychological state). We'll talk about this. Where to begin? Features of modern lighting in the interior Start with yourself and identify your own needs! Think about what you like to do, find the right area for it. Always try to answer the question "Why?", then the errors will be minimal. For example: "There will be a sconce here, because on this wall I want to hang my favorite reproduction and highlight it with light. And this simple sconce in design will be white, like a wall, because the main thing is the picture and the emphasis should be on it." Lighting scenarios in the apartment You can create several scenarios in one space: bright main lighting (chandeliers and any ceiling lighting). subdued evening, when bright light is not needed (sconces, floor lamps, decorative lamps, hidden lights). accent lighting on a zone or object. When you need to highlight something (ceiling and wall lights with directional light). festive (decorative lamps, garlands) When we talk about lighting options, we assume that different lights will turn on from different switches. You can also use walk-through switches for convenience. You can turn on the lighting from two switches located at different ends of the room. Such switches are convenient to use in long rooms, corridors, bedrooms. The use of dimmers will also help in creating different lighting scenarios. The invention, of course, is not new, but very useful. With the help of a dimmer switch, you can adjust the illumination from each lamp. It is important to remember here that not all lamps are dimmable. Most LED bulbs are non-dimmable. Thinking through scenarios and making electrical wiring is one of the first stages in the repair. What are the sources of light? The main source (or sources) of illumination. They provide maximum light. And additional local lights that organize secondary lighting scenarios. Fixture types: 1. Chandeliers 2. Pendant lights 3. Overhead ceiling lights for general lighting 4. Overhead spotlights 5. Recessed spotlights (spotlights) 6. Track lights 7. Sconce 8. Floor lamps 9. Table lamps 10. Decorative lighting - built-in LED lighting, holiday lighting, garlands Choose fixtures based on the style of the interior and needs. But there are some general guidelines and rules.
In addition, with the development of smart technologies, smart lighting systems have become available that allow you to control indoor lighting using a smartphone or voice commands, create different lighting atmospheres and save energy through automatic shutdown.